- Description (Brief)
- Iron on patch with a color illustration of figure skater, Dorothy Hamill on the front. This was a reward in the Let's-Play-to-Grow Winner's Club.
- From its beginnings as Camp Shriver in Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s backyard, to the first international games in 1968, Special Olympics has been about giving people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to participate in sport. This participation builds confidence, provides emotional support and offers social opportunities for the athletes and their families. With state chapters and a global presence through its World Games, “Special Olympics is the largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities with 5 million athletes in 170 countries worldwide.”
- Currently not on view
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
- Physical Description
- paper (overall material)
- overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 12.065 cm x 6.985 cm
- Object Name
- iron-on patch, special olympics
- iron-on patch
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